Russia says now is not the time for UN resolution on aid to Syria

By Reuters | Thu, 6 Feb 2014 01:54 AM
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By Michelle Nichols

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 5 (Reuters) - As Western and Arab nations prepared to push for a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for better access to aid in war-torn Syria, Russia said on Wednesday that now was not the right time for such a move.

The United Nations says some 9.3 million Syrians, nearly half the population, need help and U.N. aid chief Valerie Amos has repeatedly ...

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